||Photograph: Silent Era image collection.
The Mountain Eagle
Also known as Der Bergadler in Germany; El aguila de la montaña in Spain; and Fear o’ God in the USA
B&W : Eight reels / 7503 feet
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Cast: Nita Naldi, Bernard Goetzke, Malcolm Keen, John Hamilton
Gainsborough Pictures, Limited, and Münchener Lichtspielkunst Aktiengesellschaft production; distributed by Piccadilly Pictures Company. / Produced by Michael Balcon. Scenario by Eliot Stannard, from a screen story by Charles Lapworth. Production design by Willy Reiber and Ludwig Reiber. Assistant director, Alma Reville. Cinematography by Baron Ventimiglia. / Released October 1926. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / Hitchcock’s second feature. The production was shot in Munich, Germany, and in the Tyrol. The finished film was delayed, then released after The Lodger (1926) late in 1926.
Survival status: The film is presumed lost.
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: Crime: Murder - Marriages - Scandal
Listing updated: 12 October 2007.
References: Eyles-Missing pp. 7, 9, 25-26; Perry-British pp. 51, 328; Taylor-Hitchcock pp. 68-69, 78, 80; Wood-Hitchcock pp. 206-207.